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    The Existence of Amy by Lana Grace Riva

    *Disclaimer: This ebook was given to me for free by the author in exchange for an honest review* Summary On the outside, Amy appears to live a normal life. A good office job, her own apartment, and a solid group of friends. All is not what it seems as she suffers from crippling OCD and depression and she battles with it every day. Follow Amy as she tries to balance her daily life with the demons in her own mind. Find out what it’s like to live with a mental illness. Review Firstly, I’d like to give thanks to Lana Grace Riva for giving me a copy of this book…

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    Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon [Review]

    Goodreads Summary My disease is as rare as it is famous. It’s a form of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, but basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in fifteen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla. But then one day, a moving truck arrives. New next-door neighbors. I look out the window, and I see him. He’s tall, lean and wearing all black—black t-shirt, black jeans, black sneakers and a black knit cap that covers his hair completely. He catches me looking and stares at me. I stare right back. His name is Olly. I…

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    Do Not Disturb by Clare Douglas [Review]

    Goodreads Summary Could your dream home be your worst nightmare? After what happened in London, Kirsty needs a fresh start with her family.And running a guesthouse in the Welsh mountains sounds idyllic. But then their first guest arrives.Selena is the last person Kirsty wants to see.It’s 17 years since she tore everything apart. Why has she chosen now to walk back into Kirsty’s life?Is Selena running from something too?Or is there an even darker reason for her visit? Because Kirsty knows that once you invite trouble into your home, it can be murder getting rid of it . . . Review After a difficult 18 months married couple, Kirsty and Adrian, pack…

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    Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen [Review]

    Summary After her mother is shot at a checkpoint, fifteen-year-old Sarah–blonde, blue-eyed, and Jewish–finds herself on the run from a government that wants to see every person like her dead. Then Sarah meets a mysterious man with an ambiguous accent, a suspiciously bare apartment, and a lockbox full of weapons. He’s a spy, and he needs Sarah to become one, too, to pull off a mission he can’t attempt on his own: infiltrate a boarding school attended by the daughters of top Nazi brass, befriend the daughter of a key scientist, and steal the blueprints to a bomb that could destroy the cities of Western Europe. With years of training…

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    Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng [Review]

    BLURB Everyone in Shaker Heights was talking about it that summer: how Isabelle, the last of the Richardson children, had finally gone around the bend and burned the house down. In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned – from the layout of the winding roads, to the colours of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principle is playing by the rules. Enter Mia Warren – an enigmatic artist and single mother – who arrives in this idyllic bubble with her teenage daughter Pearl, and rents…